The Coastal Zone - Downderry

The Zone, a Fresh expression of Downderry Methodist Church

Communion 2nd Sunday of the month at 6pm in the summer, 5pm October - February

Please come and join us, everyone is welcome. Elsa Guilfoyle, Chapel Steward


Please see notice board for currrent statys during Covid restrictions

The Coastal Zone is a great place for your Workshop, Meeting or Activity.

There are two meeting rooms, Simple facilities, Car Parking nearby, Eating places (cafe and a pub which overlooks the sea) and shop in the village. This is the ideal venue for small groups meeting in the coastal area of south-east Cornwall, and even if you are a bit larger group, the large room can hold up to 70 people in a seated-row type setup.....the small room can do the same with 35 - or you can hire both rooms. We are just 75 meters from the sea, so take a stroll before or after your meeting.

Facilities provided include a small kitchen for serving cold and ready-cooked food, and teas, coffees and cold drinks. One unisex toilet for able-bodied and disabled people. There are tables that can be arranged in the centre, so you can do craft-type activities etc.

small room in the Zone

The small room can accomodate up to 35 people seated, it is also very suitable for smaller groups doing activities such as crafts etc - there were 11 people in our craft group last meeting, and there was plenty of space.

Hiring charges for the small room for up to 3 hours are £16 in summer, and £18 in winter (which includes heating in winter)


the large room in the Zone

The large room can accomodate up to 70 people seated, excellent for parties or lectures, and indoor summer activity days.

Hiring charges for the large room for up to three hours are £16 in summer and £20 in winter( which includes heating in winter), or you can hire BOTH for £25 plus electricity

For further information on the Coastal Zone and/or booking please contact contact;

Elsa Guilfoyle or on 01503 250118
To book, you will need to complete a booking form.
For other information, please contact Rev Iris Bray on 01579 345163

Regular activities

Yoga with Diane Wood Monday 2pm-3pm
Yoga with Jackie Robinson Monday 7.30pm-9pm
W.I. Meetings 1pm-4pm second Tuesdays of the month except for January and August
WI Craft group 2-4pm third Tuesday of most months (non WI members welcome)
Parish Council Meetings 2nd Thursday of the month 7.30pm
Neighbourhood Plan Meeting 1st Thursday of the month 7.30pm
Council Planning Meetings 4th Thursday of the month 6.30pm
Whitsand Harmony Choir Wednesday 7.30pm-9.30pm
Bread & Babes 10am-midday Thursdays in term times
Coffee Mornings Fridays
Pilates with Diane Wood Friday 2pm -3pm

Communion 2nd Sunday of the month at 6pm in the summer, 5pm October - February

Access to the Coastal Zone;

Access By bus 32A Plymouth, via Torpoint to Liskeard.
On Foot Coastal ZONE is on the South-West Coastal Path.
By road: Cars can approach from the Torpoint or Polbathic villages, or from the Tamar Bridge via Trerulefoot and Hessenford.
From the west, from Liskeard or Looe, via Hessenford and Seaton.
Park in the Broads Yard Car Park, then walk, keeping the shop on your right hand. You will find the Coastal ZONE about 100 meters further on, at a small crossroads
You can park outside to drop off people or equipment.

The Coastal ZONE is owned by the Saltash Circuit of the Methodist Church, registered charity 1127542

Supported by the Methodist Church, by The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development, Defra, South West RDA, East Cornwall Local Action Group, Cornwall Development Company, Leader, Cornwall Community Foundation, Deviock Parish Council.